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Sylvio Padilha

Full name: Sylvio de Magalhães Padilha
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: June 5, 1909 in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: August 29, 2002 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Affiliations: Clube Espéria, São Paulo
Country: BRA Brazil
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Sylvio Padilha competed in athletics at the 1936 Olympics but became far better known as a sports administrator. He served as President of the Brazilian National Olympic Committee from 1963-90, and was also President and Vice-President of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO). Padilha was an IOC Member from 1964-95. He was on the Executive Board in 1970-74 and 1983-88, serving as Vice-President of the IOC from 1975-79. He was a member of multiple IOC Commissions, as follows\: Joint Commission (1968-71), Olympic Programme (1972-74), Enquiry for Rhodesia (1973-75), Tripartite (1975-78), Council of the Olympic Order (1975-78), Commission for Greece (1980-81), Olympic Movement (1983-88), and Eligibility (1989-90).

Personal Bests\: 110H – 14.8 (1933); 400H – 53.3 (1936).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Brazil BRA 4 h1 r1/3
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles Brazil BRA 4 h2 r1/3
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles Brazil BRA 5

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Brazil Round One Heat One 4 15.4

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) L
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Brazil Round One Heat Two 4 55.1
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Brazil Final 5 54.0 4
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Brazil Semi-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 53.3
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Brazil Round One Heat Five 2 QU 54.2
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